Newey agrees new deal with Oxford United

Tom Newey in action for the U's last season

Tom Newey in action for the U's last season

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TOM Newey is hoping to make up for the disappointment of missing out on the play-offs with Oxford United by signing up for another season.

After taking time to consider his options, the 31-year-old, who was out of contract this summer, has agreed a new 12-month deal.

Newey joined the U’s last summer after being released by Scunthorpe United, making 47 appearances.

The left back was part of the side which topped Sky Bet League Two, before slumping to finish eighth.

He said: “The first two-thirds of last season showed what we can do, and I think there is a real feeling about the club that we want to put things right after the way it ended.

“Personally, I want to play in a successful side and signing for Oxford gives me that opportunity next season.”

Gary Waddock was pleased to tie up the final loose end from last season’s squad and the head coach has spoken to several targets. Sources in the Midlands suggest Kaid Mohamed is on the club’s radar.

The Port Vale forward has a year to run on his contract, but the League One club are believed to be prepared to let him move on without a fee.

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10:30am Wed 28 May 14

BanburyYellow says...

I hope GW has some good young fullbacks in the locker cos we seriously lack pace on the flanks - anyway Tom “The first two-thirds of last season showed what we can do' please if you get in play-up for the whole season mate not just two-thirds....
I hope GW has some good young fullbacks in the locker cos we seriously lack pace on the flanks - anyway Tom “The first two-thirds of last season showed what we can do' please if you get in play-up for the whole season mate not just two-thirds.... BanburyYellow
  • Score: 6

1:08pm Wed 28 May 14

Doctor69 says...

Our summer just got worse :(
Coupled with the news that GW is on the hunt for freebies, next season looks concerning. I can see a relegation fight ahead.
Our summer just got worse :( Coupled with the news that GW is on the hunt for freebies, next season looks concerning. I can see a relegation fight ahead. Doctor69
  • Score: -7

5:41pm Wed 28 May 14

oldun says...

Doctor69 wrote:
Our summer just got worse :(
Coupled with the news that GW is on the hunt for freebies, next season looks concerning. I can see a relegation fight ahead.
Hear hear - donkey full backs. Our relegation form will continue
[quote][p][bold]Doctor69[/bold] wrote: Our summer just got worse :( Coupled with the news that GW is on the hunt for freebies, next season looks concerning. I can see a relegation fight ahead.[/p][/quote]Hear hear - donkey full backs. Our relegation form will continue oldun
  • Score: -5

6:01pm Wed 28 May 14

howardl says...

Why is getting freebies a surprise , most clubs are doing it in lg 2
Why is getting freebies a surprise , most clubs are doing it in lg 2 howardl
  • Score: 8

9:25am Fri 30 May 14

Beau champ mummy says...

Can't understand all the stick he gets he our best player by a country mile
Can't understand all the stick he gets he our best player by a country mile Beau champ mummy
  • Score: 0

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